Was Wikipedia the Start of Big Data?

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A journalist donated money to wikipedia because he thought the company deserved it. Wikipedia gives plenty information for free as it is, so this justified his donation. Wikipedia has been found to be very accurate according to the science journal “Nature”. The journalist read the editing section of wikipedia and is not sure how all the information comes together and becomes accurate.

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http://blogs.cio.com/big-data/18296/was-wikipedia-start-big-data